Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 10/1/12

DOHA, QATAR - JANUARY 28: Ian Poulter of England on the 15th fairway during the first round of The Commercialbank Qatar Masters at The Doha Golf Club on January 28, 2010 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)
WALTHAM, Mass. -- Whenever the Celtics visit the Orlando Magic, professional golfer Ian Poulter gets prime seats at the Amway Center and makes a stop in the visitor's locker room. The next time Poulter drops in, though, he might receive a chilly reception. Poulter and Celtics coach Doc Rivers both make their offseason homes in the Orlando area, and their shared love of golf has made them fast friends. In the wake of the U.S. team's shocking collapse in the Ryder Cup this weekend, Rivers received text messages on Monday from two Ryder Cup competitors -- one welcomed, the other...
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